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Make it a Detroit Weekend: Foodies and Craft Beer & Cocktail Lovers

by Savannah Raus-Wuth For everyone planning on attending the MHPN conference May 11-14, 2016, we hope you will consider making it a “Detroit Weekend” and extend your stay in the “D” so you can take in some of its great … Continue reading

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Project Rebuild Roundtable with Congressman Dan Kildee

by Janet Kreger Twenty-five people gathered at Muskegon’s Lakeshore Museum Center on December 4 for a discussion with Congressman Dan Kildee about new legislation he proposes to draft and introduce. Dan spoke of “Project Rebuild” that he envisions being the … Continue reading

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Wandering Through History

The following article was written by Janet Kreger, MHPN President, but could be the story of almost any preservationist in Michigan.  I moved back to Ann Arbor in July after a 14 year absence.  During my time away, I rented … Continue reading

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The Upside of the Downturn

This week, the MHPN blog entry is from member Patty Hoezee Meyer.  Patty was the Felt Estate Restoration Project Manager, and is currently the Felt Estate Operations Director, as well as the owner of Pat Meyer Restoration LLC, Holland, Michigan. … Continue reading

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The Comfort Station’s Early Role in Old Town

In the old stories that suspiciously start with “in the good old days,” history is romantic or pretty or relaxed and simple.   But, sometimes – as we recently found with our Comfort Station – you just can’t hide the truth.  … Continue reading

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31st Annual Conference a Success!

It is hard to believe that it was over a week ago that the 31st Annual Michigan Historic Preservation Network conference ended.  Our host communities of Saugatuck and Douglas were incredibly gracious and our attendance rivaled that of our conference … Continue reading

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So much to do, better make it a Saugatuck-Douglas Weekend!

Excitement is building this week as the Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN) conference, Just Add Water, approaches.  Starting Thursday, May 19th, the three day conference includes educational and hands-on sessions as well as area tours.  But, there is so much … Continue reading

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